Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
are leapfrogging ahead of us. we are nestled in between the slovak republic and lithuania where is not where america wants to be. countries like ireland and poland and estonia are ahead of where we are. so the bottom line is that we as a country have to stop being complacent and stop settling for just doing the same old thing over and over again because in this global economy, it's going to mean our kids won't be able to compete. >> i thought something receive said resonated, too. i've got a couple of teenaged kids. there is this sort of expectation that they shouldn't have to work too hard, that after school should be home time and all the rest. whereas you look the an asian countries. i know as in south korea last year, some of those kids go to school, they come home, have dinner, then they go to school again for four hours to a separate school. it's an industry. what does america need to do, steve? >> what america needs to do is understand that these other countries are as many as three years ahead of us. so one student is three years ahead of an american student in other countries. that'